Music Industry News

Rammstein Selling $1,000 Hoodies and More – Is Luxury Merch a Thing Now?

Photo Credit: Rammstein German industrial metal band Rammstein has partnered with Balenciaga for some luxury merch. The unisex apparel comes with a custom-curated playlist and is luxury-priced. The hoodie cost $1,000 before it sold out, and there’s a fanny pack for $850. The luxury merch features an image of all the band’s members and the […]

Hip Hop News

French Montana Lists Calabasas Home for $5 Million

French Montana’s Calabasas crib is back on the market. The “Unforgettable” rapper has re-listed his 7,786-square-foot Mediterranean-style mansion for $4.99 million, a reduction from its previous $6.6 million price last year. Montana purchased the guard-gated home from Selena Gomez in 2016 for $3.3 million, over $1 million under her original asking price of $4.5 million…. Read More

Music Industry News

Latest Industry Gigs: Tencent Music, LiveXLive, CCS Rights, More

Music industry veteran Nikki Hart Caldeira, LiveXLive’s new SVP of strategic development. Photo Credit: LiveXLive Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to [email protected] If you’d like […]

Music Industry News

Apple Music Streaming Royalties Pay 1 Cent Per Stream – Twice What Spotify Pays

Photo Credit: Giorgio Trovato Apple Music streaming royalties are roughly double what Spotify pays artists, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal obtained an advanced look at a letter Apple Music sent to artists. The disclosure was delivered today via the artists’ dashboard in Apple Music and was sent to labels and publishers. […]